mecs A&B

Answer must be atleast 250words..  Discussion must be in Microsoft Word and must be an original answer no plagiarism.  Primary postings should include either a concise summary of information or an analysis of the topic under study.  Please don’t use long quotations.  Please note within the text of your discussion posting where you got your information.  Outside research should be academic in nature and come from reputable peer reviewed sources.  You must include two references with your posting cited in APA style.  Discussions Questions will be answered separately.


In 250 words discuss the Abbasid Revolution and the tensions that led to it.


In 250 words discuss the impact of the Mongol invasion and/or the Crusader campaigns. It was said by a Sufi Sheikh, “the land of Iraq is sacred and that whoever touches it soil departs changed.” This was certainly true of the Mongols. They made the Euphrates “run red with blood and then black with ink (from the libraries they destroyed)” but left Iraq after a few generations converted to the religion of Islam.